William Whewell

  • William Whewell birth

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell atttends Trinity College on Scholarship

    William Whewell's elementary headmaster(and priest) took note of Whewell's intelligence; consequently Whelwell, who came from a working class family, received a scholarship(also known as a "closed exhibition" ) to Trinity college in Cambridge. Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell ordained a priest

    As it is required for Trinity Fellows; William Whewell was ordained a priest in 1825. Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's "Review of J. Herschel’s Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy"

    William Whewell's “Review of J. Herschel’s Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy” is published. Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's "Astronomy and General Physics Considered With Reference to Natural Theology " is published.

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell introduces "scientist" as an official word.

    As an alternative to the word "philosopher" for practitioners of science; Whewell offers "Scientist"(it is the first time the word is used). He implies that "science" may be a field apart from "art"; he asserts that art can be the outcome of an artist, and so science can be the outcome of a scientist. Reference:
    Synder, Laura. "The Philosophical Breakfast Club". TEDglobal.2012.
    https://www.ted.com/talks/laura_snyder_the_philosophical_breakfast_club/transcript
  • William Whewell's Great Tide Expierment of 1835

    Whewell seeks to understand the nature of the oceans tides with "The Great Tide Experiment of 1835". Orginizing a research apparatus of 650 total volunteers in 9 different nations; in 2 weeks 1,000,000 tide measurements were contributed to the project for Whellwell's work. Whellwell referred to the volunteers as "subordinate laborers". YouTube
    https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=william+whewell+great+tide+expeiriment+video&&view=detail&mid=4E9D7AF0FF6DD90DF8464E9D7AF0FF6DD90DF846&&FORM=VRDGAR
  • William Whewell’s “Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences, founded upon their History” is published.

    Whewell suggests viewing phenomena with a lens of universally-applicable conceptions as a methodical scientific approach; asserts a “true bond of Unity by which the phenomena are held together…”. He drew conception-centric conclusions about mars, followed by“…his first law of planetary motion: “the orbits of all the planets lie on ellipses with the sun at one focus.”(Snyder,2019). Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition)
  • William Whewell's "The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences, Founded Upon Their History" is published.

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's "On the Fundamental Antithesis of Philosophy," is published.

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's "The Elements of Morality, including Polity" is published.

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's "Lectures on Systematic Morality" is published.

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's "The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences, Founded Upon Their History", 2nd edition is published

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's “Second Memoir on the Fundamental Antithesis of Philosophy” is published.

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's " Of Induction, With Especial Reference to Mr. J. Stuart Mill’s System of Logic" is published

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's "“Mathematical Exposition of Some Doctrines of Political Economy: Second Memoir" is published.

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's "Lectures on the History of Moral Philosophy"

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's "Of the Plurality of Worlds. An Essay" is published.

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's “Spedding’s Complete Edition of the Works of Bacon” is published

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/
  • William Whewell's "History of the Inductive Sciences, from the Earliest to the Present Time, 3rd edition" is published

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/
  • William Whewell's "The History of Scientific Ideas" is published.

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's "Novum Organon Renovatum' is published.

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's "On the Philosophy of Discovery: Chapters Historical and Critical" is published.

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell "Remarks on a Review of the Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences" is published.

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's "The Platonic Dialogues for English Readers" is published.

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's "Six Lectures on Political Economy" is published.

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's "The Elements of Morality, Including Polity, 4th edition, with Supplement" is published.

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell's " “Comte and Positivism" is published.

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • William Whewell death

    Reference:
    Snyder, Laura J., "William Whewell", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2019 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2019/entries/whewell/.
  • "William Whewell's ideas (wilson,2011)"

    "William Whewell's ideas (wilson,2011)"
    Reference/Image source
    Wilson, David B. “WILLIAM WHEWELL, GALILEO, AND RECONCEPTUALIZING THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND RELIGION.” Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London, vol. 65, no. 4, 2011, pp. 343–358. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/23056303.